White House Reporter
Posted Sep 6, 2019 - Requisition No. 77177
The Bloomberg Washington bureau is seeking a reporter to cover the White House. Covering Donald Trump's White House is a round-the-clock affair. You will need to be a high-energy news-breaker - someone who lives to scoop the competition. It is not required that you have experience covering Washington. You will need to have competitive spirit, a collegial attitude and relentless energy. We’ll trust you to land high-level conceptual scoops and craft enterprise stories. In this exciting role, your focus will shift from the White House to the campaign trail as Trump seeks re-election in 2020. You will travel around the country and, at times, around the world.
You will need to have:
- 5 or more years of experience covering a major institution, from a government to a major company to a leading industry.
- Demonstrated ability to build sources quickly, and maintain strong relationships.
- Ability to break news on unfamiliar topics and work closely with editors to bring reporting to life in high-impact stories.
- Interest and flexibility to travel both nationally and globally, sometimes on short notice.
- Willingness and ability to dig into complex trade, financial, budgetary, legislative and other policy matters while keeping "horse race" politics coverage to a minimum.
If this sounds like you, apply today! We're eager to speak with you.
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